2. Physical Backgrounds for Practical Applications of Liquid Crystals
3. Flows of Anisotropic Liquids
4. Ultrasound in Liquid Crystals
5. Experimental Determination of Elastic and Viscous Parameters of Liquid Crystals
6. Liquid Crystals for Display and Photonics Applications
7. Liquid Crystal Sensors
Sergey V. Pasechnik received his Ph.D. degree from the All–Union Engineering Institute in Moscow in 1980, and his state doctorate from the Moscow Pedagogical University in 1999. In 1999, he accepted a professorship for bioengineering at the Moscow State Academy of Instrument Engineering and Computer Science, where he is also the Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Acoustics. From 2003 to 2006, Dr. Pasechnik stayed as a visiting scholar at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has published more than 120 scientific articles and is a member of the International Liquid Society and of the Society for Information Display.
Dina V. Shmeliova holds a post as assistant professor at the Department of Physics, Moscow State Academy of Instrument Engineering and Computer Science. She received her Ph.D. degree from Moscow State Regional University in 2005. Dr. Shmeliova has published more than 20 scientific papers in the field of liquid crystals since 2000 and is a member of the International Crystal Society and of the Society for Information Display.